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Stories from Wednesday, February 10, 2010

'City Lights ... Women's Night' coming soon (02/10/10)
The annual "City Lights ... Women's Night" will be held on Saturday, February 27, at the Western Iowa Tech Community College Conference Center, 200 Victory Drive, Cherokee. The cost is $25 per person, and reservations, with assigned seating, should be made with Julie Schulenberg at 712-225-5003...
Head-on collision claims life of Sutherland man (02/10/10)
On Sunday morning at approximately 6 a.m., a Sutherland man was killed in a head-on collision involving two vehicles on Iowa Highway 3, west of Meriden. According to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office, Raymond Howard Fuller, 78, was transported to Cherokee Regional Medical Center where he died from his injuries...
Educational Foundation Benefit Dinner scheduled Feb. 26 (02/10/10)
The Cherokee Educational Foundation will host its fifth annual Benefit Dinner and Auction on Friday, February 26th at the Cherokee Country Club. A social hour will begin at 6 p.m. with an opportunity to view both silent and live auction items. Many local businesses and individuals are donating unique items to be auctioned with the help of auctioneer Denny O'Bryan. A choice of a prime rib or special fish dinner will be prepared by Holly Ohlson and served by the WHS Spanish Club...
Baked Potato Supper re-scheduled for Sunday (02/10/10)
The Catholic Daughters Baked Potato Supper has been re-scheduled to this Sunday, February 14, from 4-7 p.m. , in the basement of the IC Church. Tickets are available at the door, at a cost of $5 for adults and $3 for children, age 10 and younger. Carry-outs and delivery will also be available. Call 225-4572...
It's Fish Fry time again! (02/10/10)
With the Lenten season beginning on Ash Wednesday (Feb. 17 this year), the Cherokee Knights of Columbus' Friday night Fish Fries are also right around the corner. The Knights will be having three Fish Fries this year, with the first one scheduled for Friday, February 19, and the others on March 12 and March 26...
Residents reminded to keep sidewalks clear (02/10/10)
Slips, trips, and falls are in the back of most minds this time of year due to the icy conditions that comes with the terrible winter weather. For mail carriers, newspaper-carriers and delivery persons, this time a year can result in serious injury as a result from suffering a fall. This is a good time to remind residents of Cherokee to why it's important to keep sidewalks clean and clear of snow and ice...
CSWCD taking applications for waterways (02/10/10)
The Cherokee Soil & Water Conservation District is presently taking applications for cost share funding on grassed waterways for 2010 construction. Landowners can receive cost share assistance on earthwork, tile installation, and tile outlets. The maximum cost share for a project is $8000...
Raffle, sale, meal to benefit CYFL (02/10/10)
The Cherokee Youth Football League (CYFL) is hosting a raffle fundraiser now under way featuring as prizes a John Deere rider mower, and a Bronc Colt 49CC moped. The John Deere mower is an LA 105, 19-horse with a 42-inch deck valued at $1,499 retail, and the moped is valued at $1,099. Raffle tickets are $20 and the first winner gets their pick of the prizes. Builder's Sharpening & Service has donated the riding mower, and Holzhauer Motors has donated the moped...
CSA to hold softball meeting Feb. 22 (02/10/10)
The Cherokee Softball Association will hold a meeting on Monday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Cherokee Community Center. The main purpose of this meeting is to elect and vote for officers to fill the three vacant seats on the CSA board for the 2010 and 2011 seasons. To be able to vote, you have to have paid your league dues in 2009, but anyone is welcome to attend the meeting...
Northwestern College to Honor Former Athletes (02/10/10)
ORANGE CITY - The Northwestern College Red Raider Club will induct three alumni into its Athletic Hall of Fame and recognize its 2009 coach of the year and Barnabas Award recipients on Saturday, Feb. 20. They will be honored at the Athletic Recognition Luncheon at 12 noon in the Vermeer Dining Room and at halftime of the men's basketball game against the University of Sioux Falls, which starts at 4 p.m...
Mat Braves qualify 2 for Districts (02/10/10)
SHELDON - The Cherokee Braves placed two wrestlers into the Class 2A Districts in Cherokee during Sectional action in Sheldon Saturday. The 2A Districts are in Cherokee Saturday starting at 11 a.m. For the Braves, Patrick Loughlin won the title at 171 pounds after pinning Tim Jenness of Sheldon/South O'Brien in 1:52, and then beating Drew Rupp of MOC-Floyd Valley 4-3...
3 AGHSC wrestlers to Districts (02/10/10)
HOLSTEIN - The Aurelia/Galva-Holstein/Schaller-Crestland wrestlers qualified three grapplers to the Class 2A Districts in Cherokee Saturday. The Stonecutters, hosting their own 2A Sectional in Holstein, featured champion Taylor Witzel at 160 pounds, champion Logan Schafer at 285, and runner-up Michael Davidson at 215...
3 MMC wrestlers make Districts (02/10/10)
MILFORD - Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn qualified three wrestlers for Districts Saturday in Sioux Center after finishing first or second in Class 1A Sectional action here Saturday. The Eagles featured champions Tyler Pearson at 130 pounds, and Russ Godbersen at 152, and runner-up Jacob Pearson at 160...
Baseball magazine honors Cherokee's Ege (02/10/10)
Cherokee senior Cody Ege has been named to the honorable mention pre-season All-America High School Baseball Team in the Louisville Slugger Baseball American magazine. In his junior year Ege batted .477 with four home runs and 30 rbi for the Cherokee Braves, who went 26-4 and advanced to the semifinals of the Class 2A State Tournament. He had two triples, eight doubles, and a .756 slugging percentage...
Gary K. Smith (02/10/10)
Gary K. Smith, 67, formerly of Cherokee, passed away Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010 at his home in Paso Robles, Calif. following a lengthy illness. It was Gary's wish to be cremated, and memorial services will be held at a later date. The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee is handling local arrangements...
Beverly Kay Limberg (02/10/10)
Beverly Kay Limberg, 67, of Waterloo, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 at Cedar Valley Hospice Home of pulmonary fibrosis. Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. on Feb. 8 at Westminster Presbyterian Church. Family received friends from 9 a.m. until service time at the church...
The Boston Tea Party (02/10/10)
Nutrition labels beneficial to shoppers (02/10/10)
If you're like many, you want to get in and out of the supermarket quickly and with everything on your list. Healthy eating is important; however, if you don't want it to take a lot of time, use the Nutrition Facts label as the best tool to help you decide what to buy...